A Justice of the Peace issued 24 search warrants to Montreal police allowing them to record the metadata of phone calls made by La Presse columnist Patrick Lagace in an effort to identify some of his sources.
These tacky excuses for ads may be heading for the revenue ideas boneyard as publishers start to calculate the effect of them on their own brand.
Sometime in the next few months or so, Twitter says it will pull the plug on Vine, a micro-video service dedicated to looping videos lasting about six seconds each.
Arthur Kent, who triumphed in his defamation suit against Postmedia, now seeks more than $1 million in legal fees for his eight-year battle.
As print revenues continue their steep decline, Postmedia announced it wants to reduce salary costs by a further 20 per cent.
Veteran journalist Mark MacKinnon outlines some of the reasons why he thinks it’s worthwhile to revive use of a phrase that should have gone out of style with the collapse of communism.
In an editorial, the Globe and Mail defended the idea of a carbon pricing policy and looked in askance at conservative opponents who are trying desperately to fear-monger over it.
Economist Andrew Leach, who served as the chair of Alberta’s climate leadership advisory panel, outlines some of the challenges for the federal Liberals as they attempt to implement a nation-wide carbon tax.
Lede: “The Liberal government formally ratified the Paris climate accord Wednesday, after easily beating back an effort from the Conservative opposition to give provinces the sole authority to deal with carbon pricing.”
If we as a planet want to hold global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius, it means no new fossil fuels can be developed. But writing at Vox, David Roberts notes there is tremendous cognitive dissonance over that simple reality.